Category/Topic
Environment
State or Federal?
State
Summary
Funding will only be available for eligible implementation (construction) projects. Stand-alone planning projects are NOT eligible for funding during Round 2. However, planning costs directly related to a funded implementation project may be eligible.

Eligible Projects are those that capture, treat, infiltrate and/or use storm water/dry weather runoff for a variety of potential benefits, including (but not limited to):

Water Supply
o Increased water supply reliability
o Conjunctive use
o Increased water conservation

Water Quality
o Increased filtration and/or treatment of runoff
o Nonpoint source pollution control
o Reestablish natural water drainage and treatment

Flood Protection
o Decreased flood risk by reducing runoff rate and/or volume
o Reduced sanitary sewer overflows

Environmental
o Habitat protection and improvement
o Increased urban green space
o Improved air quality
o Reduced greenhouse gas emissions
o Water temperature improvements

Community
o Improved public health
o Employment opportunities provided
o Public education
o Community Involvement
o Created recreational and public use areas (green space)
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations
Eligibility Notes
Mutual Water Companies
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Jul 02, 2020
Min Award
$250,000
Max Award
$10,000,000
Total Possible Multi-Year Award
$10,000,000
Match Required?
Yes
Match Notes
In general, there is a 50% match requirement based on the Total Project Cost.
Funder
California Water Board
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$100,000,000
Competition Notes
Additional points will be awarded to projects that:
· Provide benefits to a DAC/EDA;
· Demonstrate readiness to proceed;
· Demonstrate adequate public outreach and support for the proposed project;
· Provide a competitive unit cost-benefit (i.e. $ per Acre-feet);
· Include Water Supply or Water Quality as a primary benefit;
· Propose to use captured storm water/dry weather runoff at multiple locations;
· Propose multiple uses of captured storm water/dry weather runoff; and
· Include Nature-Based project elements (i.e. create green space).
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